We all at some point in time we all format our USB drives. The question I would like to ask is how do you do it? Is it from GUI or terminal? I see formatting USB drives from the terminal very handy. Today I am going to show you how to format USB drives using the […]
5645148Posted July 31, 2013 by Enock Seth Nyamador
Unix and Linux has changed, evolved and matured. But there’s one thing that has not changed too much from the very beginnings. And it is something that we probably all take for granted and don’t really think too much about. I can admit, until recently I had not given it much thought. I am referring […]
It doesn’t matter whether you’re a Linux user or a Systems Administrator and no matter how much we try to avoid Windows OS like the plague, somewhere in your tech travels you are going to run in to a Windows OS based system. And you will more than likely be acquainted with Microsoft’s very own […]
Sometimes things happen that your USB key is not showing because it is not properly formatted. This has happened to me several times and I always use a program called GParted to format my USB drives and hard drives. GParted will fix the problem and your USB will show up again under Devices or in […]
Back in July 2012, I had the privilege of talking with Dan Luedtke. He was busy working on a new project for his studies, developing a new filesystem called LanyFS (or LanyardFS). After Dan giving me a brief introduction as to the technical details and specifications of LanyFS, he was kind enough to provide me […]
So you got yourself a shiny new USB drive and are not too sure what file system to format it with. Sure, FAT is great for compatibility reasons with other operating systems, but there are better options for Linux users. Although the following choices may not be compatible with many other operating systems, if you’re […]
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